Scorcese’s The Irishman is a bloated & boring funeral dirge for premiere American Cinema.

Scorcese’s latest film tries to recapture the riveting crime drama of Goodfellas but instead is a long self indulgent exercise in the mundane. Maybe Netflix’s laissez faire model isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

Scorcese has always been an extremely overrated director. His entire career has been style over substance with a very generous occasional boost from Robert De Niro’s acting. Only two films from his corpus are truly great: Taxi Driver and Goodfellas. Taxi Driver’s script is…